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Sundial

1991.921 (RS20816)

Description

Wooden sundial with a rounded base, painted brown with a hand-painted black dial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
dated 1820
Inscriptions
Painted on the face is: 1820/Lat.44.25' .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
joining
mortise-and-tenon joints
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
joining
Mortise & Tenon
mortise-and-tenon joints
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
SUNDIAL
sundials
Dimensions
4 1/4 (H), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.921
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2696

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